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Homegrown Talent To Join Collegiate Whalers

Posted on 26 May 2015

Once a Whaler, always a Whaler, or at least that’s how three young baseball players from Sag Harbor should feel this summer.

A new season for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League begins Sunday, May 31, when the Sag Harbor Whalers host Shelter Island on Bridgehampton National Bank Night at Mashashimuet Park.

Whalers’ Season Ends with Loss to Southold

Posted on 21 May 2015

The careers of six Pierson seniors came to a close at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor on Thursday as the Whalers conceded the Suffolk County Class C Baseball Championship to the Southold settlers, who won their first title since 2003.

Duchemin Leads Lady Whalers To Victory on Senior Day

Posted on 13 May 2015

Senior Sam Duchemin punctuated a dynamic career on her home diamond behind Pierson High School with a three-run homerun to centerfield in the bottom of the sixth inning to send the Lady Whalers off with a 6-4 victory over Mattituck in their final home game of the season on Wednesday.

A Long Paddle and a Celebration of Clean Water

Posted on 13 May 2015

Joe Bark cruised ashore at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor Saturday morning, seemingly just another smiling face among a crowd of nearly 70 competitors in the fifth annual Paddle Race for the Baykeeper, which benefits the Peconic Baykeeper’s clean water programs.

Whalers Baseball Falls to Southold with Playoffs Set to Begin

Posted on 13 May 2015

Whalers baseball has been the king of the castle in terms of the Suffolk County Class C Championship in recent years. But if the regular season has been an indication of what’s to come, the crown could very well change hands in the coming week.

Sports Wrap: Sag Harbor Resident Wins Half Marathon

Posted on 13 May 2015

Nick Lemon, 22, a native of Connecticut who is currently living in Sag Harbor, finished first among nearly 800 runners in the second annual Bridgehampton Half-Marathon on Saturday, winning easily with a time of 1:10.15 (5:22 pace).

Lady Whalers Rack Up Three Straight Wins

Posted on 06 May 2015

The Pierson-Bridgehampton softball team appears to peaking at the right time and was riding a three-game win streak into its game on Wednesday, May 6, at Hampton Bays.

Bonac Tennis Wins League Title

Posted on 06 May 2015

By Gavin Menu The East Hampton boys tennis team, which features two young players from Pierson Middle School, charged to a 4-3 win over William Floyd on Monday to clinch the program’s first league championship since 2004. Pierson seventh-grader Jack Louchheim continued his personal undefeated streak with a 6-0, 6-0 win over Kevin Jiang at [...]

Sports Wrap: Lamison Honored by Suffolk County

Posted on 06 May 2015

Bridgehampton junior basketball player Josh Lamison was honored by the Suffolk County Legislature and Legislator Jay Schneiderman on April 28 for scoring 1,000 career points. Lamison, who helped lead the Killer Bees to the 2015 New York State Class D Championship, became the fourth player in Bridgehampton school history to reach 1,000 points as a [...]

Whalers Clinch Playoff Spot with Win

Posted on 06 May 2015

Following two consecutive trips to the New York State Class C semifinals, the Pierson Whalers baseball team entered the season with a rebuilt lineup and tempered expectations. There have been bumps along the way, but the team clinched a spot in the postseason this week and with it a chance to charge at another banner season.